Hockey remains perfect

Liberty University’s D1 hockey team continued a seventh-game homestand with a triumphant win of 12-1 against Robert Morris University this past Friday, Sept. 28. “Overall, we are very happy with the way our team played,” Head Coach Kirk Handy said. “Our goal since day one has been to […]

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Flames drop third straight match

Two inches made the difference in the men’s soccer game Saturday, Sept. 29 when Liberty University played Wofford College. Wofford player Connor Davis, who is 6’1”, scored two goals just over the heads of Liberty defenders Greg White and Tim Harbison, who are both 5’11”, to give his team an edge over Flames, winning 3-0. “They were opportunistic today. They […]

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Lady Flames visit VT for Hokie Fall Invite

The Lady Flames tennis team traveled to Blacksburg this past weekend to take part in the Hokie Fall Invite at Virginia Tech’s Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. The tournament featured 11 teams in total and three days of competition. The other schools in attendance were William & Mary, UNC Wilmington, Armstrong Atlantic State, Wofford, Radford, East Tennessee State, UMBC, Winthrop and Middle […]

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Natalie Barr: Olympic torchbearer

LU field hockey player and member of Irish national team serves on Ugandan missions Of all the athletes qualified to carry the Olympic torch, the physical symbol of the competitive spirit and sportsmanship of the Olympic games, Liberty field hockey player Natalie Barr was selected as one of the torchbearers on June 3 in Ballygally, Ireland as it made its […]

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Liberty looks for first win vs. Lehigh

Looking for revenge and their first win of the 2012 season, the Liberty Flames football team returns home to face the Lehigh Mountain Hawks under the lights of Williams Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. The Flames will be itching for their first win under head coach Turner Gill. Last year, Liberty watched their game against Lehigh fly away. […]

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Coming soon: LU vs. LU

An LU made a big splash in NCAA athletics this week. No, it was not the Liberty Flames. The Longwood University Lancers of Farmville, Va., have been inducted into the Big South Conference in 13 sports. Longwood has competed as a full member in NCAA Division I athletics as an independent for the last five years. All sports combined, the […]

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Lady Flames bring the heat at tourney

The Lady Flames tennis team is off to a positive start with 21 triumphs in the Liberty Fall Classic tournament Sept. 14-15 under first-year head coach Jeff Maren. At the start of the event on Friday afternoon, the Lady Flames came through with nine solid victories. Eight doubles matches were held the first day, with Liberty winning five of them. […]

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Lady Flames falter vs. Tech, UVA

The Lady Flames volleyball team traveled to Charlottesville, Va, Sept. 15 in hopes of claiming a victory in the Marriott Cavalier Classic. Liberty took the court at 1 p.m. to face the Virginia Tech Hokies. They fell short in a tough-fought first set (25-20), but pulled off a win in the second set with a kill from freshman Caroline Douglas […]

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Grizzlies run over Liberty

Liberty University’s rough start for the football program continued this past Saturday, Sept. 16 as the Flames took on the Grizzlies of Montana University at the smoky Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Mont. Smoke from nearby wildfires filled the stadium during the game, reducing visibility for players. The Flames made several mistakes that Grizzlies were quick to capitalize on, which cost […]

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Going on an all-terrain adventure

Liberty University prides itself on being the most exciting Christian university in the nation, and with the recent addition of the ATV and Motocross facilities, it is clear that they intend to live up to their motto. Mike Ellsworth is the Assistant Director of Student Activities and oversees the program. He is proud to offer this activity to the students. […]

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Gillespie builds muscle, character

He holds 44 world records and over 20 world champion titles. He is a former member of the Seattle Seahawks coaching staff, and now he serves as the strength and conditioning coach at Liberty University. He is Bill Gillespie. At 35-years-old, what he said should be past his prime, Gillespie was bench-pressing 450 pounds. Now, at the age of almost […]

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Flames torch Whalers 9-1

The Liberty Men’s D1 Hockey team annihilated the Hampton Whalers 9-1 in their home opener at the LaHaye Ice Center Friday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. Game two of the double header was also won by the Flames, 9-3. The Flames came out heated and were hitting hard. One late hit after the whistle by Steven Bellew sent the Hampton […]

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